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|Builder/Built||1910 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Newcastle upon Tyne|
An Ocean Liner operated by the Cunard Line on the Liverpool to Boston USA route until 1915.
In early 1915 she was taken into service as a troop transport, and on 4 Oct 1916 while heading for Salonika she was torpedoed by the German U-Boat UB-47 when 325 km east of Malta. She was not carrying troops at the time, but 12 of the crew of 314 perished. HMHS Dover Castle saved the others.